Entry Level Maintenance Technician

Job Description
Apply online: Novolex.com/careers

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, preventive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the company’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates with Maintenance Supervisor to complete projects and work orders efficiently.
  • General knowledge and safe operation is required in a wide assortment of hand tools to include but not limited to wrenches, screwdrivers, sockets, hammers, files, etc.
  • General knowledge and safe operation is required in a wide assortment of power tools to include but not limited to drill, grinder, hammer drill, impact, sawzall, etc.
  • General knowledge is required in mechanical drive systems, to include but not limited to v-belts & timing pulleys, gears, bearings and etc. to effectively perform various duties to install and maintain production equipment.
  • General knowledge is preferred but not required in pneumatics and hydraulics in order to effectively perform various duties to maintain production equipment.
  • Preforms minor plumbing maintenance to include but not limited to repair of leaks in drains, faucets, water lines, unclogging of drains, adding new lines, etc.
  • Performs minor painting, carpentry and masonry work to include but not limited to preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer or roller to apply paints, repairing doors, locks and handles, etc.
  • Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not limited to replacement or repair of fixtures, wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, minor appliances, cords, etc.
  • Under the supervision of a Maintenance Technician II, III and/or Supervisor:
  • Performs machine setup and ensures proper techniques are performed.
  • Performs basic mechanic skills including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and troubleshooting of production equipment.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make needed adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on production equipment and machines.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate concerns.
  • Pass a forklift training class to safely operate.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned.
  • Able to work flexible hours.
Candidate Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Must be team oriented and focused on quality.
  • Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Forklift experience helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to work 12 hour day and night rotating shift.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
Physical Demands:
Manufacturing work environment. Constant physical activities are required for this position. Such activities include: ability to reach over head, squat, and bend at the waist; the ability to lift boxes of 40 lbs or more; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout a 8 hour shift; tolerance of standing posture continuously for 12 hours; tolerance to heights in order to repair towers; intense walking is involved; able to tolerate working environment with inside excessive hot and cold temperatures.

 
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